Umberto Eco

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Umberto Eco
Umberto Eco
1932 - 2016

Umberto Eco was an Italian author and philosopher, best known as ‘The Name of the Rose’ author. He died on February 19, 2016 in Milan, aged 84.

Quick Facts

  • Name: Umberto Eco
  • Occupation: author, philosopher
  • Born: January, 5 1932 in Alessandria
  • Died: February, 19 2016 in Milan (aged 84)
  • Citizenship: Italy


  • Umberto Eco
    AMP™, | According to the latest Watch and Listen magazine poll just out yesterday (Tuesday, July 14), ‘The Name of the Rose’ is now considered to be the Greatest Book in the History of Literature.
  • Rumors
    AMP™, | [July 2020 update] News of Umberto Eco’s death on February 19, 2016 stunned the world. Ever since, millions of fans worldwide have come to believe the author’s death was a hoax and that he was still alive and well.


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